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Fees and charges for Queensland regulated ships

Marine licences

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2019
Recreational marine driver licence $112.85
Personal watercraft licence $112.85

Queensland regulated ship registration and renewal of registration fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2019
Use component fee This fee is collected on top of the registration fees listed below:
(collected on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
$22.65
General Queensland regulated ship registration fees
Up to and including 4.5m $88.70
4.51 - 6m $197.25
6.01–10m $342.25
10.01–15m $513.20
15.01–20m $641.50
20.01m and over $813.05
Pensioner/concession card holder registration fees
Up to and including 4.5m $44.35
4.51–6m $98.10
6.01–10m $171.10
10.01–15m $256.60
15.01–20m $320.75
20.01m and over $406.55
Other fees
Renewal of registration of recreational ship after expiry $16.20
Transfer of recreational ship registration
(Note: no charge if ship is being transferred to a person whose business is the sale of new or used ships)
$28.70
Administration fee for a refund of Queensland regulated ship registration $17.75
Inspection of prescribed other Queensland regulated ship:
  • for each 15 minutes (rounded to nearest 15 minutes)
  • travel time for inspection

 

  • $35.00
  • reasonable travel expenses incurred
Copy of current particulars of ship in register
$18.90
Copy of historic particulars of ship in register $30.20

Restricted Use Authority fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2019
Issue of restricted use authority for a term longer than 1 month  
For the first restricted authority $274.85
For the second or subsequent restricted use authority $111.70
Replacement document $58.75
Issue of authority for 1 month or less (by length):  
50m or less $98.65
50.01– 80m $210.55
80.01– 150m $446.55
150.01– 200m $701.75
More than 200m $956.90

Pilot Licences and Pilot Exemption Certificates

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2019 
Pilot licence  
Examination fee for Pilot licence $265.30
Issue of Pilot licence $265.30
Examination fee for Pilotage exemption certificate $265.30
Issue of Pilotage exemption certificate $265.30
Application fee to amend a Pilot licence - exam required $265.30
Application fee to amend a Pilot licence - otherwise $54.10
Issue of an amended Pilot licence $265.30
Application fee to amend a Pilotage exemption certificate - exam required $265.30
Application fee to amend a Pilotage exemption certificate - otherwise $54.10
Application to renew a Pilot licence or a Pilotage exemption certificate $130.80
Issue of renewal of Pilot licence or Pilotage exemption certificate $265.30
Replacement of a lost, damaged or destroyed Pilot licence or Pilotage exemption certificate $40.65

Pilotage fees

2019 Pilotage Fees - including GST Port Pilotage Fees from 1 July 2019
Pilotage Area Minimum fee > 80 to 150 m > 150 to 200 m > 200 to 250 m > 250 m Delay Fee (Per Hour) Cancellation Fee
Abbot Point $1,304.55 $27.95 $25.40 $20.25 $17.75 $370.80 $741.60
Brisbane $2,252.25 $49.60 $45.15 $36.10 $31.60 $419.20 $838.30
Bundaberg $1,310.55 $28.45 $25.80 $20.70 $18.15 $354.75 $709.35
Cairns $1,311.50 $28.50 $25.95 $20.75 $18.20 $354.75 $709.35
Cape Flattery $1,330.65 $30.25 $27.50 $22.00 $19.30 $386.90 $773.85
Cooktown $1,166.65 $25.45 $23.20 $18.45 $16.20 $322.40 $644.90
Gladstone $1,900.35 $41.75 $38.00 $30.35 $26.55 $419.20 $838.30
Hay Point $1,472.40 $31.25 $28.45 $22.75 $19.90 $370.80 $741.60
Karumba $1,174.80 $26.20 $23.80 $19.05 $16.65 $322.40 $644.90
Lucinda $1,300.60 $27.50 $25.05 $20.00 $17.45 $370.80 $741.60
Mackay $1,301.65 $27.60 $25.20 $20.10 $17.55 $354.75 $709.35
Maryborough $1,166.65 $25.45 $23.20 $18.45 $16.20 $322.40 $644.90
Mourilyan $1,302.60 $27.80 $25.25 $20.15 $17.65 $354.75 $709.35
Port Douglas $1,166.65 $25.45 $23.20 $18.45 $16.20 $322.40 $644.90
Rockhampton $1,294.00 $26.95 $24.55 $19.65 $17.15 $322.40 $644.90
Skardon River $1,166.65 $25.45 $23.20 $18.45 $16.20 $322.40 $644.90
Southport $1,166.65 $25.45 $23.20 $18.45 $16.20 $322.40 $644.90
Thursday Island $1,166.65 $25.45 $23.20 $18.45 $16.20
$322.40 $644.90
Townsville $1,314.50 $28.80 $26.20 $20.90 $18.35 $354.75 $709.35
Weipa $2,003.15 $44.85 $40.75 $32.60 $28.55 $419.20 $838.30

Conservancy dues

Ship type Conservancy due charged 2019
Ship on intra or interstate voyage that is 500 gross tonne (gt) or less $0.149/gross tonne (or part of gross tonne)
Ship on intra or interstate voyage for each gross ton or part of a gross ton over 500gt $0.244/gross tonne (or part of gross tonne)
Any other ship $0.244/gross tonne (or part of gross tonne)

Buoy mooring fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2019
Initial assessment fee $92.30
Restricted mooring occupation/renewal fee:  
Category 2 area - 12 months occupation $92.30
Category 3 area - 12 months occupation $55.45
Unrestricted mooring occupation/renewal fee:  
Category 2 area - 12 months occupation $184.95
Category 3 area - 12 months occupation $92.30
Category 2 area - 12 months occupation - business - each mooring after first 5 moorings $73.90
Category 3 area - 12 months occupation - business - each mooring after first 5 moorings $55.45

Other fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2019
Aquatic event authority $37.25
Take off and landing approval (TIWMR) $104.55
Electronic search to verify person is the holder of a licence $7.20
Training program approval - application fee  $539.80 
Training program approval - criminal history fee $44.90 
Temporary permit  $153.45 
Last updated
10 June 2019